The artists’ efforts paid off. In 2016, he released a single “Me Rehuso”. The singer said that the lyrics were inspired by the young woman he had to leave in Venezuela. The song became popular and soon turned into a huge hit, which played in clubs and radio stations. Today, the number of views of the music video on YouTube exceeds one billion and hundreds million on Spotify.
For the fans in the United States, the singer recorded an English version of the song. In 2017, he signed contracts with Atlantic Records and Warner Music Latina. It opened up new horizons for the artist, who took the opportunity to record such hits as “Dembow”, “Vuelve”, and “Veneno”.
In the spring of 2016, “Me Rehuso” came out officially. A year later, the label rereleased it. The number of views of the music video started growing with the speed of light. The single became platinum. At that time, many fans tried to book Danny Ocean for private events.
In 2017, the young artist was nominated for Revelation Artist of Premios Juventud. After that, he became especially popular in Columbia. The number of views of the “Me Rehuso” music video on YouTube exceeded 160 million by the middle of the year. Its English version, "Baby I Won't", collected over 25 million views on YouTube.